Funding

The Internet Governance Forum is funded through donations from the various stakeholder groups. The host countries bear the majority of the costs of holding the annual IGF meeting in their country. While the IGF  Secretariat's activities are funded through extra-budgetary contributions paid into a multi-donor Trust Fund administered by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA). All contributions are administered and accounted for in accordance with the United Nations Financial Regulations and Rules and other applicable directives, procedures and practices. The project expenditure is contained in the biennial Financial Report and audited Financial Statements of the United Nations. Contributions from all stakeholders are welcome.  Various stakeholders also make inkind donations.Please contact Mr. Vyatcheslav Cherkasov at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of UNDESA for further information on how to contribute to the Trustfund.


Trust Fund Documents

United Nations Trust Fund Project Document Internet Governance Forum [pdf]
United Nations Trust Fund Project: Budget projections 2013-2015 [pdf]
Sample IGF Trust Fund Agreement Template. [pdf]
Sample IGF Trust Fund Agreement Templete (one time contribution). [pdf]
United Nations Trust Fund Project - Status of Contributions [pdf]
Sample Host Country Agreement (HCA) [pdf]
IGF Brochure (2014) [pdf]

 

 

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